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D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion

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German soldiers, date unknown. The reality of War. Many soldiers on both sides were little more than kids. Thrown into uniform and given scant training, they were forced to endure combat and conditions that eventually broke even the hardest of the hard-hearted. They also died in droves. Just because they fought for Germany didn't necessarily mean they were Nazis or held Nazi views.

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World War One realities pictured: 30 emotive images

A British sentry cuts a lonely picture as he stands at his post at sunrise in France, March 1915

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Women in War

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20 Scary Real Photos

The severe effects of shellshock, what we now know as PTSD, on a WWI soldier

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anne frank house - Google Search

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German soldiers after a street fight in Novorossiysk, 1943

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During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.

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Emanuel Minos - Synen om ett Tredje Världskrig - YouTube

July 1, 1916. The First Day of the Battle of the Somme. Despite the heavy loss of life and failure to achieve the expected breakthrough, Field Marshal Haig and General Rawlinson deemed the attack a success, so much that the offensive was to continue for a further four months, only ending with the onset of winter. -

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